Articles in the category Stress

How to Stop Stressing Out When You Know You’ll Be Stressing Out

“There is nothing to fear but fear itself.” (This quote is from FDR’s first inaugural address.) Likewise, there is nothing to stress out about but stress itself. I think that’s a valid argument, isn’t it? There are certain things that we fear, don’t like, or worry about. By default, when we know that we are […]

6 Things You Can Do To Relieve Stress At Work. 

We all live busy lives. Whether you have two jobs, two kids or two too many emails to check, we all are stretched a little thin these days. On top of our busy lives, many of us sit at a desk most of the day. This is not what our bodies are designed to do. […]

Techniques to Fight Work Stress and Anxiety

Stress is a constant in life, but it doesn’t have to have such a strong negative impact on us. That is, if we know how to handle it properly. Studies have shown that prolonged stress and anxiety that remains unaddressed can lead not only to mental issues but to physical decline as well. One major […]

6 Relaxing Hobbies That Will Relieve Stress

Are you living a life of stress? Does it seem that stress is all you can feel day in, day out? Then you need to examine your lifestyle. Perhaps your work is taking over your life. Perhaps you have issues about taking on the burden of everyone around you – even if you don’t have […]

How To Manage Anger In Intimate Relationships

Anger is quite common in intimate relationships, which is ironic since it is these types of unions that also give us profound happiness. To preserve the bonds of partnership or marriage, we must learn how to manage our anger so that it does not create damage that may break the ties permanently. If you feel […]

How to Reduce Holiday Stress

The last month of the year is supposed to be all about joy, giving, and creating wonderful memories with family and friends. In reality, we know that this period has another side – a darker side which involves stress, irritation, and sometimes even anger. This can be the result of having to shop for Christmas […]

3 Simple Things to Do When Your World Spirals Out of Control

Given the choice, we probably would want to be in control of everything that happens in our lives. That’s why we make plans. From short-term to medium-term to long-term plans, we have ideas of what we want to happen, where we want to be, and what we want to be doing at certain points in […]

5 Things to Focus on When Your World Turns Upside Down

1. Everything is temporary. Everything. When you cut yourself, you bleed, nurse a wound for a while, and then it heals. When a flower blooms, it’s beautiful for a while, and then it dries up. When there’s a storm, the rain and thunder may rage all night. But that passes, too. In the middle of […]

How to Always Stay Positive, Part 2

“The key to working with happiness healthfully is to see it as a momentary passage and not a final destination.” – Karla McLaren, The Language of Emotions In How to Always Stay Positive, Part 1 we discussed the merits of rephrasing our words and thoughts toward what is possible and the outcomes we truly desire […]

How to Always Stay Positive, Part 1

“All that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts and made up of our thoughts. If a man speaks or acts with a good thought, happiness follows him like a shadow that never leaves him” – Gautama Buddha I recently watched a documentary called “The Secret” and one of […]